Diabetes Management Essentials
Date: 9/6/2021 - 9/6/2024
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Contact Hours: 4.0
ACPE UAN: 0384-9999-21-107-H01-T
The National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Author: Jennifer Kim, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, BC-ADM
This CPE activity has been designated as a knowledge-based programGoals & Objectives:
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
- Discuss strategies for optimizing quality of diabetes care.
- Describe the implications of social determinants of health in diabetes management.
- List different types of diabetes.
- Recognize various diabetes screening recommendations.
- Discuss diabetes prevention strategies.
- Describe different methods for monitoring glycemic control.
- Identify services pharmacy can offer to contribute to optimal diabetes care.
- Recognize various diabetes pharmacotherapy options and their potential side effects.
- Describe the comorbidity benefits of glucose-lowering medications.
- Discuss diabetes treatment options recommended by the American Diabetes Association Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes 2021.
- Distinguish among treatment recommendations for different types of diabetes (type 1 vs type 2 etc.) and populations (pregnancy, youth, adults, older adults, etc.).
- Discuss the roles of individuals involved in diabetes management (parents, caregivers, school personnel, specialists, etc.)
- List strategies to optimize diabetes medication safety such as medication management interventions, monitoring parameters, hypoglycemia prevention/ management, carbohydrate counting/meal planning, regimen simplification, risk assessments, protocols, order sets, use of technology and decision support, and medication reconciliation.
- Recognize comprehensive cardiovascular risk reduction strategies (diet/exercise, obesity, hypertension, dyslipidemia, smoking cessation, antiplatelet therapy)
- Identify strategies to reduce risk of microvascular complications (nephropathy, retinopathy, neuropathy).
- Discuss how diabetes care may change depending on the setting (inpatient, outpatient, long-term care facility, perioperative, etc.) and acuity (emergency department, stable inpatient, critically-ill, transitions of care, etc.).
Release Date: 09/06/2021
Expiration Date: 09/06/2024